Putin & Revolution

Putin & Revolution

‘Mr. Putin really doesn’t like popular revolutions’ - Dr Judith Devlin considers how Russia might mark the centenary of the October Revolution

Who was Vladimir Lenin

Who was Vladimir Lenin

Dr Judith Devlin, UCD, explains how Lenin came to lead the Bolsheviks in 1917

An t-Uachtarán

An t-Uachtarán

Éamon de Valera was elected President of Sinn Féin at the party's 10th convention in October 1917

Prisoners of War

Prisoners of War

Dr. Heather Jones, LSE, discusses the treatment of prisoners in the First World War

Joyriding at the Front

Joyriding at the Front

In 1917, George Bernard Shaw was invited to visit the Front and write about his experience. Ed Mulhall tells the story of what happened.

Ireland's War Artist

Ireland's War Artist

Alyson Gray on Irishman William Orpen's trip to the Front as the British army's official war artist

Issue 1: 2013-05-01
Photograph of Home Rule for Ireland!
John Redmond, the leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, addresses a large Home Rule demonstration ca. 1912 Photo: National Library of Ireland, INDH 0009

Home Rule for Ireland!

House of Commons to debate bill for second time

By Century Ireland

Westminster, 1 May 1913 - The Bill to give Home Rule to Ireland will again be put before the House of Commons in London this week by the British Prime Minister and...

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Century Ireland

The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago.